Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Capable of being decomposed by the action of light, especially sunlight.‘photodegradable plastic’
disposable, expendable, one-use, non-returnable, one-way, single-tripView synonyms
- ‘Some photodegradable and biodegradable plastics are already in use in agriculture, according to Tyler.’
- ‘Some work best in dry climates, others require moisture; some stabilize road bases while others cannot withstand the pressures of vehicle traffic; some are photodegradable while others are not; and so on.’
- ‘The patent is issued for ultraviolet protective coatings for application to heat sensitive record materials and other photodegradable printed matter.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.